What Happened on February 23, 1915

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Germany sinks US ships Carib & Evelyn & torpedoes Norwegian ship Regin
  • Nevada enforces convenient divorce law

Famous Birthdays

  • Heinrich Schirmbeck, German author (Das Spiegellabyrinth)
  • Jon Hall, American actor (Ramar of the Jungle), born in Fresno, California (d. 1979)
  • Paul Tibbets, US Air Force retired Brigadier General and Pilot of B-29 "Enola Gay" over Hiroshima (d. 2007)

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Smalls, Reconstruction congressman, dies at 75 in SC